Recipe | Black Garlic Lamb with Truffle Mushrooms | G&G

Recipe | Black Garlic Lamb with Truffle Mushrooms

Call it too much influence from Sam Kekovich, but there’s nothing better than a succulent lamb dinner - any day of the year. And this recipe for Black Garlic Lamb with truffle garlic mushrooms is nothing to feel sheepish about.

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Black Garlic Lamb


8 lamb cutlets

3 cloves black garlic

½ cup almond meal

Good pinch salt & pepper

Vino Cotto to drizzle

Sea Parsley (optional)

1 tbs olive oil

Serve with rocket pesto or tomato & sultana chutney


Preheat oven to 200C. Line a baking tray with baking paper.

Place the almond meal, salt & pepper in a bowl.

Peel garlic, take lamb cutlets and rub both sides with the black garlic to form a thin, paste-like layer then place cutlets into the almond meal and coat both sides.

Heat a large frying pan on med-high heat.

Add the oil and allow to heat.

Place the cutlets in, gently searing on each side for 2 mins.

Remove cutlets from the pan and place on the baking paper lined tray.

Cook in the oven for 5 mins then allow to rest for 5 mins before serving.

Drizzle with vino cotto and garnish with sea parsley. Serve with rocket pesto or tomato & sultana chutney.

Truffle Garlic Mushrooms


400g mixed mushrooms

2 cloves black garlic

2 tbs verjuice

4 tbs butter

1 tbs olive oil

Shaved truffle or truffle oil (optional)


Heat a large frypan over a medium heat. Add a splash of olive oil to pan.

When oil is heated, add black garlic stir until warm. Add butter to pan and when melted, add the mushrooms.

Allow to cook for 2 mins, stirring occasionally.

Add verjuice and stir through. Cook for another minute then remove from heat.  

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